Happy New Year to everyone in every time zone and country. I hope the coming year is a joyous and prosperous year across the board and remember to make easy to fulfill New Year's resolutions and if you are going to drink, drink responsibly. Kampai, akemashite omedetou!
Illustrated is a very nice Iga tokkuri by Kojima Kenji accompanied by two seiji guinomi, the smaller guinomi by Wakao Kei (b.1967) and the larger is by Uraguchi Masayuki (b. 1964).